The interdisciplinary major in Organizational Communication offers students preparation for careers in employee communication, special events and fundraising, and corporate and nonprofit communication. Opportunities for professional growth and networking are offered through IABC, the student chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.
All students majoring in Organizational Communication must receive a grade of C (2.00) or better in all courses in the major for the course to count as a prerequisite or to count toward graduation.
Students pursuing the 30-hour interdisciplinary major in Organizational Communication must complete COMM 2300 , COMM 3300 or LEAD 3010 , COMM 3340 ; COMM 3220 or PSY 4380 ; ORCO 3240 , ORCO 3250 or ORCO 4200 , ORCO 3500 , ORCO 3750 , ORCO 4500 ; ORCO 3650 . Students must also take a statistics course (such as PSY 3020 or SOC 3050 or QM 2610 or MATH 1530 ) and 3 hours from COED 2930 (3 hrs.), COMM 3620 , COMM 3630 , COMM 4620 , COMM 4630 , or ORCO 4210 or ORCO 4220 and must choose 18 hours from cognate list (see advisor). Students will have approximately 25 hours in electives and may also choose a minor to fulfill some of these hours; however, a minor is not required.
Students majoring in Organizational Communication must complete the General Education requirements. The following is a suggested pattern of study. Consult with an advisor before each registration.